Maladzyechna (air base)

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Maladzyechna
IATA: noneICAO: none
Summary
Airport type Public
Location Maladzyechna
Elevation AMSL 682 ft / 208 m
Coordinates 54°14′54″N 026°52′18″E / 54.24833°N 26.87167°E / 54.24833; 26.87167Coordinates: 54°14′54″N 026°52′18″E / 54.24833°N 26.87167°E / 54.24833; 26.87167
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
7,874 2,400


Maladzyechna (also Molodechno) was an air base in Belarus located 8 km south of Maladzyechna. It was a 1960s-era attack or interceptor base. Towards the end of the Cold War it was plowed under for farmland. The geometrics remained visible on Google Earth imagery as of 2006, and a small propeller airplane was visible suggesting the airfield has remained as a minor airstrip.